People: People, Sep. 24, 1945

Things to Think About

Salvador Dali, surrealist painter and publicist whose trademarks are droopy watches, meandering cyclists and gangrenous torsos, promised Manhattan a show this winter, and assured the world that art could do much "to promote greater understanding between nations; it is the only international language that people can understand."

Ilka Chase, professional wit and author (In Bed We Cry), advised women to marry younger men, explained: "Men, poor things, age so quickly after they're married. . . . The older wife is the ideal combination of what every boy craves: she's mother-wife-mistress, the...

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